PESHAWAR (APP) - High Commissioner of United Kingdom Mr Robert Brinkley said here Wednesday that his government was in favour of talks with the militants who wanted to live peaceful life by shedding militancy. Talking to local journalists here, the UK High Commissioner assured UK's continued assistance to Pakistan against terrorism and extremism and added that the entire world was today facing the danger of terrorism. 'We have to wage collective efforts to get rid of it', he said. UK Ambassador to Afghanistan Sherard Coper was also present on the occasion. Brinkley said that his government has already clearly stated that it was supporting talks with the elements who wanted to live peaceful life by quitting militancy. The problem in Afghanistan and FATA are very intricate and of serious nature which needed to be resolved by adopting a strong political approach and multifaceted strategy. Mr Brinkley said that Pakistan and Afghanistan would have to work together and his country would continue providing assistance in various sectors to Pakistan and Afghanistan especially in the field of security, economic, social uplift and peace. He maintained that multidimensional strategy had been evolved for the maintenance of peace and harmony in the region which included both long and short term measures. The UK diplomat expressed sorrow over the loss of precious lives at Pak-Afghan border in Mohmand Agency and called for through probe into the incident. In reply to a question, he supported continuation of holding Loya Jirga like the one held in Kabul last year. He said Pakistan and United Kingdom both were actively engaged in war on terror and information was exchange between them from time to time. Earlier, UK High Commissioner to Pakistan Mr Brinkley and UK Envoy to Minister Ameer Haider Hoti and provincial President ANP Afrasiab Khattak. Matters relating to mutual interest and prevailing security situation in the region came under discussion.